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Languages spoken: German

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  1. Trusts: 75%
    16 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    16 years



Hourly ($260-400/hour)

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The Pennsylvania Trust Company

Five Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 450
100 Matsonford Road
Radnor, PA, 19087


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Staff MemberLaw Review, Willamette University College of Law1998
MemberOrder of the Barristers, Willamette University College of Law1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Vice PresidentThe Pennsylvania Trust Company2011 - Present
AssociateDavis Wright Tremaine LLP2005 - 2008
AssociateHeckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, P.C.2001 - 2011
AttorneyPreston Gates & Ellis, LLP1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Probate Section of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
Rules and Practice Committee of the Probate Section of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationSecretary2008 - Present
Philadelphia Estate Planning CouncilMember2008 - Present
YMCA of Greater SeattleBoard Member2007 - 2008
Children's Hospital of Seattle Legacy CouncilCouncil Member2006 - Present
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilMember2006 - 2008
University of Puget Sound Honorary Degree CommitteeCommittee Member2005 - Present
Philadelphia Orchestra Planned Giving CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Children's Hospital of Seattle Legacy AdvisorsMember2005 - 2006
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
University of Puget Sound Alumni Board of DirectorsBoard Member2000 - 2003
Northwest Sinfonietta Orchestra BoardDirector1999 - 2001
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Trust and Investment PerspectivesEstate Planning for Families with Special Needs2011
Philadelphia Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section QuarterlyOnline Resources for Estate Planning Practitioners2003
ASCAP Writing JournalIs Attribution Enough?1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Puget SoundEnglish WritingBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guardianship 101Before Seeking a Guardianship2010
Retirement and Succession PlanningBusiness Succession Planning2007
Philanthropic and Legacy Planning for Professional AdvisorsPractical Guidelines for Trustee Selection2006
Gifting to Minors and Durable Powers of AttorneyGifting to Minors and Durable Powers of Attorney2006
Estate Planning for Small to Medium-Sized EstatesChoosing Fiduciaries: Personal Representatives, Guardians, Trustees, and Attorneys in Fact2006
Key Issues in Estate Planning and ProbateSelected Issues in Probate2005
Key Issues in Estate Planning and ProbateKeeping an Eye on Federal Income Tax Issues2005
Key Issues in Estate Planning and ProbateProtecting the Passage of Wealth2005